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bye-bye. right now, live at five,how one iowa distrcit is taking a big step in making their students safer - with the hopes to start a trend around the state. first let's right now live at five -- live at 5 . let's check in with terry swails for the weather first forecast. it is not too bad for trick-or- treaters this evening. the 60s right now are a good 10-12 degrees above what is typical. in that respect, a good halloween in eastern iowa. for trick-or-treaters this evening, temperature should be around 60-62 degrees. we will have a few clouds around and you can see on the radar there is no rain and we won't have to deal with any of that tonight or during the day tomorrow. as we check out the headlines here, you will notice that tomorrow we start november and
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lower 70s. by wednesday, pain returns to the forecast and in the southern counties it looks like there could be rain. we start tomorrow with 55 degrees at 6:00 a.m. and by tomorrow afternoon we will be above 70 degrees. we should have rain by wednesday afternoon. the national highway traffic safety administration has recommended that school buses have seatbelts. one school district decided to take action. steffi lee is with one district equipped with lap and shoulder seatbelts."students from several schools using this one bus will have to wear seatbelts as part of a study by des moines public schools. director of transportation todd liston says while the national highway traffic safety administration suggests all school buses have seatbelts -- sot: todd liston, 09:46:06:18 'there's not a lot of real data about just how
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one thing the school will be looking for in its study is how students respond to having to put a seatbelt on.sot: todd liston, 09:46:31:29 "as they get in - sit down, buckle up -- just like they do at the car at home."liston says the main focus is to learn how students behave with the seatbelts.sot: todd liston, 09:46:20:12 "we god forbid never actually want to test the belts in an accident or anything like that."this is the first of two buses the district will study - and they hope to have usable feedback by the end of the school year.sot: todd liston, 09:48:05:04 "we really want to gauge the public's reaction as well." right now - scientists are working on a way to treat peanut allergies.even a the study. they hope to have usable feedback by the end of the school year. >> we want to gauge the public's reaction as well.>> reporter: in des moines, steffi lee, cbs 2 news triggering a peanut allergy and for some it
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slowly release peanut protein into the skin. now a cbs 2 news consumer alert - oreo is recalling its fudge creme cookies.the f-d-a says they have a milk allergen that's not listed in the ingredients. the recall is nation-wide and includes the original and mint flavors. you can find the specifics of the batches involved on our website cbs two iowa dot com. a nonprofit group is reaching out to cedar rapids officials proposed affordable housing plan. cbs 2 news reporter joe huisinga tells us why. the president of the iowa jaycees erin flange met with mayor ron corbett today to discuss the need for affordable housing housingcorbett says the proposal for affordable housing project along edgewood road and crestwoodriveve was
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those concerns are traffic along edgewood road, water run off, and the development by non profit, common bond communities, would have set some units aside for homelessness.corbett say conversations like the one with flange are importantrtant to have. "we had a conversation about affordable housing and services for people that are homeless or very low income so we had a very good conversation about the needs cedar rapids that."he says cedar rapids has done more to add affordable housing than other corridor communities since the flood of 2008but this was not the right place for this project. the nite ride program at the university of iowa has new travelers.cbs 2 news reporter mellaney moore is live in iowa
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mellaney? university of iowa public safety says they're expecting halloween to be a busy night.. night..from ten o'clock at night until six o'clock in the >> reporter: that the department of public safety says that they expect halloween to be very busy from 10:00 at night until 6:00 in the morning night ride will provide a free and self -- safe way to travel. the service was open for just increased the number of people using the service. it is about 130s -- 130 students per night. all of the buses have cameras and microphones. users can order a ride and the driver knows who has ordered the bus and where they are supposed to get off.>> it's a great idea. a lot of guys when you are out at night, you want to get out and have at -- and get back home without something
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>> reporter: if you would like to learn more about the night ride service or the phone app, we have more information online at cbs2iowa.com. covering the corridor work and iowa city, mellaney moore, cbs 2 news live at 5 i concerned about body cameras on officers at iowa state university. officers began wearing body cameras this summer and the policy is not common knowledge. that's because the department has not adopted a formal policy and is not set a timeline on when one will the department recommends agencies in place before the body cameras or put into place. it gives an understanding of when the body cameras are on or off. officers are constantly working to meet the demand. in the corridor there have been some bumps in the road. dora miller spoke to local law enforcement a joins us live in
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>> reporter: the major issue is the cost. these can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars per camera. another setback is policy development. the policy is ongoing and the have not ordered the cameras yet. when the plan is complete, all deputies who do not work in the jail well wear them. the cedar rapids police department says they are moving along and they plan to finalize the policy very soon.>> we have done a pilot and we have selected the model that we want, and reason that we have been very deliberate in this process. we would like to get it right the first time.>> reporter: waddy cameras sound like a quick fix at the time, but departments that have had them for years say there is more to it than the eye can determine. covering the corridor or and cedar rapids, dora miller, cbs 2 news now we turn to chief meteorologist terry swails for the forecast is the month of
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halloween is across eastern iowa and we have a ghosts and goblins. fortunately there are no rain
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tomorrow on cbs 2 this morning - a healthy new way to do business - how one company says a new-type of meeting is promoting team-buidling - while also increasing physical activity.find out what it is - the iowa de transportation is getting into the spooky spirit with a warning for drivers.this is today's message: it the iowa department of transportation is getting into the spooky spirit with a warning for drivers. this message says, happy halloween, watch out for walkers. also members of the zombie apocalypse. they made trick-or-treaters and you need to keachi watchful eye out, especially after dark --
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especially after dark. scientists have found out that it is possible to die from too many sweets. it would be really hard for the average size man. it would take about 155 fun size snickers bars to get dangerously a highs sugar dose. the average size woman would have to eat 214 reeses peanut butter cups and of course that is in one sitting. >> i will not test that theory. we have a trick or treat her in the weather office. can you see rebecca? what you have on your head? leopard ears, she has already rated my candy drawer. i guess it's all right, she deserves it. she works hard. there will be a lot of kids across eastern iowa doing trick-or-treating. the weather looks good for them as we put it up here.
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iowa for the past 24 hours. you will notice the temperatures this evening will be in the range of 60-62 degrees. there will be clouds, but no rain expected. wind will be gusty up to 20 miles per hour which will add a festive atmosphere to the evening ahead. here is the radar showing no rain across eastern iowa for tonight or into the morning hours. we have a dry morning drive ahead of us which is the trick-or-treaters as well. there are clouds in eastern iowa, but i think later tonight there will be a break from the clouds. there should be a break in the clouds tomorrow and then the next front arrives late tomorrow night and especially wednesday. it does look like that will bring some showers and perhaps some isolated thunderstorms to eastern iowa. we will go to the predictor and as we mentioned, the class within out after midnight
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more show up in the skies as a front rolls into eastern iowa and then stalls out. eventually energy will move along that. we will take you from when -- midnight wednesday night into the overnight and you can see that rain starts to develop and it spreads to eastern iowa. by the time we get up on wednesday morning, there will be scattered showers and a few thunder showers. that will be for most of the day on wednesday. at this point, it looks like southern counties. heavier rains -- lighter rain to the north and heavier in the south. it will also be a little cooler. here is the model which shows how much rain may fall in eastern iowa. notice to the north there is not much more than sprinkles. you get to highway 20 and the amount goes up. highway 30 is another big cut off. three quarters of an inch to over an inch of rain will be a
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trade -- storm takes the track we are expecting. this will be late tomorrow night and especially during the day on wednesday. tonight's forecast just has partly cloudy skies with a lot of trick-or-treaters around. temperatures range from 50-54 in the northern counties. down to the south, expect temperatures to hold in the mid- to upper 50s. maybe 54 in monticello and in tama 53. overall partly cloudy skies with a south wind at tomorrow we will have highs around 66-67 degrees. further to the south, look at the numbers to start november. 74 in washington and 72 in cedar rapids. the height -- the normal high is around 55 and we will be well above that. the wind will switch to the north and we will have rain sometime wednesday and it will be a cooler day. is still looks like the weather is going to be pretty good
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weekend. temperatures holding in the 60s to near 70 degrees. again, far above the average. still ahead on live at 5. how one school is helping students one pair of socks at a time. this is a live look at i- 380 -- well, we will get to that a little later i suppose. everything is moving along just fine if you are out there
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joining his forever family.[ music ] .>> what a great way to finish the journey with a last wave like that.>> it is hard to breathe. i am proud of him hanging on with his toenails.>> it was his first time doing it.
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as the investigation into hillary clinton's deleted emails contiues - the
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candidate is getting support from an unlikely source. source.cbs 2 news political the investigation into hillary clinton's deleted emails continues. political reporter and host of iowa in focus, cameron -- kevin barry, is here with the latest from senator. chuck grassley . >> reporter: chuck grassley has been at the center of the battle regarding the supreme court nominee. he does not have friends among elected democrats. this is the letter he sent and we have passages here. he says, you face a difficult decision about whether and what to disclose. anything impacting the election. while i disagree with those who suggest you should of the secret until after the election, i agree with them that your disclosure did not go
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he says at the bottom that without additional context, the disclosure is not fair to congress, the american people or secretary. clinton. the context is important. this is chuck grassley in his role as head of the judiciary committee, or the chair. he says without war information , it is unfair to the election process. we will follow this for the next eight days until americans head to the poll. we want to know what you think about all of this. the day. will the latest email controversy with clinton impact your vote? you can go to cbs2iowa.com and click on the question of the day and choose yes or no . it is easier for voters this election cycle. there is a new feature designed to ask -- to help voters creative voting plan by november 8. after you develop a voting plan, facebook will allow you to email a copy so
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to the voting booth. students at benton community school collected 2016 pairs of socks for the homeless. this month they named it soctober and they gave the sox to a local shelter. they were aiming toward one specific -- the sox a local shelter. they were aiming toward one specific thing. they say by giving 22 organization that they hope to impact a greater number of people. today may be halloween, but cbs 2 news is preparing for christmas. the toys for tots collections start today. you can bring new toys to the collection center. toys for tots hopes to help
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14. last year they collected and gave out 17,000 gifts to 2100 kids. this year's toy drive goes through december. last year they collected and gave out 17,000 gifts to 2100 kids. this year's toy drive goes through december 14. this is a live look right now at iowa city on this holiday evening. they will have another look at the weather first forecast when live at 5 returns . this is scott sanborn. one man with a
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he news tonight. hillary clinton on defense today. what we now know about the fbi's bombshell email revelation. also we will listen to voters in the battleground state of pennsylvania and hear what they have to say about the candidates as we kick off our special election countdown series. and, we will introduce you to the man who made honest abe's chin just
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mount rushmore. that tonight on the cbs evening news. in about an hour it will be time to head outside for trick or treating. we want you to know that if you go to our cbs 2 news page, you can post your costumes. you can see some people have already posted halloween outfits. we will target -- tried to share those on the news tonight. we already have some princesses and trolls and mickey mouse at mini mouse. i can't wait to see the pictures. >> they will be in the neighborhoods very shortly. be ready. the neighbor looks good tonight -- the weather looks good tonight. it will be breezy at times, but
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